West End edge a thriller

West End won the Halifax-Huddersfield Union’s Junior Team Championship at Bradley Hall on Sunday by just one shot from Huddersfield.

The Norton Tower club relied on the same quartet - Brad Hardcastle, Joe Stott, Chris Bell and James Dix - which had won nett prize at Meltham 12 months earlier, when Halifax had taken the major honours.

West End go forward to the regional final at Wyke Ridge Golf Club on Sunday, July 8.

The Fixby challenge was spearheaded by the best round of the day, Gary Moulman’s 76, and they took the D.A.Gordon Trophy for the best nett prize with a score of 215.

Gross scores (three in each team to count): 1, West End - 244: Brad Hardcastle 80, Joe Stott 81, Chris Bell 83, James Dix 86; 2, Huddersfield - 245: Gary Moulman 76, Jake Hamilton 84, Matt Taylor 85, Nick Taylor 94; 3, Meltham - 252: Doug Hill 79, Tom Hunt 81, Ashley Campbell 92, James Gallagher 114; 4, Hanging Heaton - 254: Josh Morton 81, Billy McIver 83, Reagan Greenwood 90, Joe Button 98; 5, Dewsbury - 255: Ben Leitch 81, Sam Housecroft 86, Fergus Barron 88, Josh Haley NR; 6, Lightcliffe - 262: Marcus Peel 85, Freddie Stoker 87, Patrick Latham-Sharp 90, Jack Regan n/r; 7, Halifax - 262: Jamie Spencer 81, Callum Lewis 90, Liam Dean 91, Jamie Wilkinson 95; 8, Halifax Bradley Hall - 265: Eliot Lister 86, Joe Lowson 88, Oliver Machen 91, Lewis Hopkinson NR; 9, Willow Valley - 266: Matthew Hartley 88, Alexander Taylor 89, Oliver Tasker 89, Thomas Henry 95; 10, Bradley Park - 269: Ben Kaye 86, Bradley Haywood 91, Adam Taylor 92, Niall Dobsonb 110; 11, Castlefields - 273: Lee Pickup 89, Will Tolley 91, James Swales 93, Samuel Hardcastle 98; 12, Outlane - 275: Joe Blackwell 91, Michael Thomas 91, Tom Wimpenny 93, Nathan Lockwood NR.

13, Crosland Heath - 276: Jonathan Fleetwood 79, Harry Boothroyd 85, Zak Wilson 112.

14, Woodsome Hall - 279: Joe Lodge 90, Seanus Hooley 92, Josh Hilaby 97, James Lister 97.

15, Saddleworth - 290: Sam Lyness 92, Tony Jefferey 97, Ben Pullen 101, William Millward 106.

16, Hebden Bridge - 307: Henry Butterworth 87, Sam Scholes 110, Jacob Shaw 110.

17. Longley Park - no return: Scott Gledhill 88, George Castle 88, Nathan Wormald N/R, Ben Ellam N/R.

18. Crow Nest Park - no return: Kyle Broadbent 90, Lewis Hobson 102, Isaac Nicholl N/R, Scott Henry N/R.